USQ Engineering, Science student awarded 2021 W. H. Groom Scholarship

Nineteen-year-old USQ Engineering/Science student Matthew Armanasco is the Toowoomba Region 2021 W. H. Groom Scholarship recipient. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio congratulated the former St Mar...

Toowoomba Region Mayor, Councillors briefed on proposed Wellcamp quarantine facility

A briefing and site inspection of the proposed Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport quarantine facility area by project proponents Denis and John Wagner (Wagner Corporation Director and Chairman respectively) h...

Change in policy a boost for local groups

Sport and recreation organisations will soon be eligible for further discounts under Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) ‘Discounting or Waiver of Council Development Application Fees’ policy. A...

New TRC policy guides deferral of infrastructure charges for not-for-profit community, health organisations

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has approved a new policy to guide the deferral of infrastructure charges for not-for-profit/charitable community and health organisations. TRC Planning and Developme...

Council committed to supporting local suppliers

A temporary change to Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Procurement Policy, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been made permanent following encouraging local spending throughout the Region....

Bold plans for the Oakey Depot site

Youth employment training, manufacturing and industry start-ups and a home to social enterprises are just a few of the ideas on the table for the former Oakey Depot. During the Toowoomba Regional Cou...

Show your pride at region’s 2021 Australia Day activities

Show your national pride by joining Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) community award presentations and celebrations planned for Australia Day on Tuesday, January 26. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul A...

Landscape artist explores Australia’s fragile environment

Toowoomba Region artist Jenny Foxton has drawn on the fragility of the Australian environment as the inspiration for a new body of work, Landscapes of Change, that is on display at the Toowoomba Regio...

Mayor Antonio calls on Toowoomba residents to follow latest COVID-19 health advice

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio is calling on residents to follow the latest Queensland Health COVID-19 advice in the wake of the state government’s announcement of a three-day lockdown in the G...

Tenth anniversary of 2011 floods a time for reflection, praise

This weekend’s 10th anniversary (January 10, 2021) of the flooding in the Toowoomba Region and the wider natural disaster that inundated much of the state is a time for deep reflection and praise, a...

UDIA Qld data reveals TRC rates highly for assessment timeframes

Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) Planning department is completing development assessments in some of the shortest timeframes compared with other local governments across South East Queensland, ac...

TRC’s essential services operating across Christmas closure

Toowoomba Regional Council’s essential services will continue to operate across the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Council operations will be closed from 1pm on Thursday, December 24, 2020 ...

TRC approves new proponent to progress to next stage in New Energy Generation project tender process

Toowoomba Regional Council has invited EPC Technologies Pty Ltd (EPCT) to proceed to the next stage of the tender process for Council’s New Energy Generation project. Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul An...

Mayor Antonio welcomes State Govt plan for Darling Downs water assessment

Toowoomba Region Mayor Paul Antonio has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to include the Darling Downs (including the Southern Downs area) as one of three regional water assessment projects...

Council encourages responsible pet care this Christmas

Adorable puppies and kittens might be at the top of many Christmas wishlists, but Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is advising residents to think about the long-term commitment required to keep a pet ...

Council’s Vision to Secure Water to 2050

What will the Toowoomba Region look like in 30 years’ time and how will we be placed to meet the water demands of this Region? With the population expected to increase by more than 80,000, Toowoomb...

Six cross-border Council’s take first steps to form water alliance

Five Queensland Council’s and one New South Wales Shire have taken the first steps to form a water alliance.  The inaugural meeting of the water alliance was attended by representatives of Too...

Men’s Sheds craft Christmas trees for regional centres

Santa’s helpers at Toowoomba Region Men’s Sheds are turning their skills to a festive project with the creation of metallic Christmas trees. The project grew from an idea developed by Council sta...

TRC urges residents to be prepared for extreme heat, storm season

Toowoomba Regional Council is warning residents to take sensible precautions to guard against an extreme heatwave that is forecast to reach the region for the start of summer. Toowoomba Region Mayor ...

TRC launches Invest Toowoomba CBD prospectus, economic data

Toowoomba Regional Council today (November 26) launched its Invest Toowoomba CBD prospectus highlighting recent investments and opportunities for investors in the city’s CBD and the Railway Parkland...